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ZIP Code 27950

Primary City:Knotts Island, NC (View All Cities)
County: Currituck County
Timezone: Eastern (9:50pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -76.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27950

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27950. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27950. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27950, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Knotts Island, NC
Unacceptable:
Woodleigh

Stats and Demographics for the 27950 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27950 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27950 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27950 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,006
Population Density 67 people per sq mi
Housing Units 912
Median Home Value $174,500
Land Area 29.88 sq mi
Water Area 22.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 807
Median Household Income $51,442

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5414990
5-94962111
10-147458132
15-196073133
20-245448102
25-295647103
30-34514798
35-395159110
40-447073143
45-49103101204
50-54127107234
55-599289181
60-646259121
65-695254106
70-74233053
75-79132235
80-84131629
85 Plus81321

Gender

 Male 999 50%
 Female 1,007 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,952 97.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491120
25-34483583
35-449628124
45-5420042242
55-6414919168
65-749611107
75-8439544
85 Plus19019

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 466 58%
 Single Guardian 104 13%
 Singles 187 23%
 Singles With Roommate 50 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 571 71%
 Households with Kids 236 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
111415
25914
371219
481321
571522
681018
7121931
85914
917926
10101323
11161834
1215621
1310717
14231437
15141933
16101222
17131629
18141327
1991322
20161026

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27950 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27950 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 27950 real estate data, the median home value of $174,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27950 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27950 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27950 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,006 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 435 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 221 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 151 17%
 Households Vacant 105 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 13 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 6%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 24%
 3+ Bedroom 145 70%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,442 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27950 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 27950 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 27950 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 733 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 510 28%
 No Earnings 548 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 733 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 510 28%
 No Earnings 548 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,035 96.0%
 Public transportation 21 1.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 1.6%
 Worked at Home 5 0.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 99 13%
 High School Graduate 553 70%
 Associate's degree 22 3%
 Bachelor's degree 92 12%
 Master's degree 21 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 418 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27950

ZIP Code 27950 is in the Currituck County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27950.

Knotts Island Elementary
413 Woodleigh Rd
Knotts Island, NC 27950
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Currituck County School District

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